2.5-hr Virtual Seminar: The Unthinkable - Violence in Healthcare, from Bullying to an Active Shooter

Susan Strauss

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2.5-hr Virtual Seminar: The Unthinkable - Violence in Healthcare, from Bullying to an Active Shooter
Course "2.5-hr Virtual Seminar: The Unthinkable - Violence in Healthcare, from Bullying to an Active Shooter" has been pre-approved by HRCI as eligible for 2.5 credits towards a participant's recertification upon full completion.
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The healthcare environment creates a major challenge in the prevention and intervention of violence. The rate of injuries and illness from violence in the healthcare industry is more than three times greater than violence in all private industry. This training program will explore what makes violence in healthcare unique and its negative ramifications on quality patient care.

Why Should You Attend:

The healthcare setting is one of the most violent venues in which to work in the U.S. and internationally. Healthcare is unique in that the violence that occurs here has negative ramifications to quality patient care. The Joint Commission has even taken a stand on dealing with unsafe patient care due to abusive (which may constitute violence) behavior by health professionals.

Your role as leaders in your healthcare organization equates to a responsibility to create and sustain a safe working environment for your employees and a safe and healing environment for your patients. This webinar will review the critical elements required to plan, design, develop, implement, and evaluate your healthcare organization’s violence prevention plan.

Are you prepared to deal with an active shooter on one of your patient floors—which happened in a hospital in Minnesota? As we hear more and more about mass shootings, it causes us to pause and wonder if it could really happen in a hospital, clinic, or when visiting a patient’s home. Fortunately, most violence does not rise to that level, but nonetheless, the violence that commonly occurs in healthcare has profound consequences for all involved. It is essential you prepare to prevent and react to minimize the violence that occurs.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • To define workplace violence
  • To provide examples of workplace violence in healthcare
  • To discuss the relevant laws that address workplace violence
  • To state the impact and consequences of violence to healthcare victims, the organization and patient care
  • To examine the clinical, occupational, social, and economic factors of violence in healthcare
  • To review 10 de-escalation tips when dealing with an angry individual
  • To examine the causes of healthcare violence
  • To discuss a violence prevention program to ensure patients, families, visitors, and staff are safe
  • To outline the roles and responsibilities of the organization’s stakeholders
  • To explain how to help the workplace and workers recover following a violent episode

Who Will Benefit:

  • Director of Risk Management
  • Director of Safety
  • Director of Quality Improvement
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • VP of Nursing/Chief Nursing Officer
  • Legal Counsel
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • HR Managers
  • Office Manager
  • HR Personnel
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Speaker: Susan Strauss,

Dr. Susan Strauss is a national and international speaker, trainer, consultant and a recognized expert on workplace and school harassment and bullying. She conducts harassment and bullying investigations and functions as an expert witness in harassment and bullying lawsuits. Her clients are from business, education, healthcare, law, and government organizations from both the public and private sector. Dr. Strauss has conducted research, written over 30 books, book chapters, and journal articles on harassment, bullying, and related topics. She has been featured on 20/20, CBS Evening News and other television and radio programs as well as interviewed for newspaper and journal articles such as Harvard Education Newsletter, Lawyers Weekly and Times of London. Susan is the recipient of the Excellence in Educational Equity Award from the Minnesota Department of Education for her work in sexual harassment in education. She has spoken about sexual harassment at international conferences in Botswana, Egypt, Thailand, and the U.S. She consulted with the Israeli Ministry of Education, as well as with educators from Israel, England, Australia, St. Maartin, Bali, and Canada. She traveled to Poland and conducted research on sex discrimination and sexual harassment in Polish workplaces with Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights. She has consulted with health professionals in Beirut regarding violence in healthcare. Susan has a doctorate in organizational leadership. She is a registered nurse, has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and counseling, a master’s degree in community health, and professional certificate in training and development. She has been involved in the harassment and bullying arena since 1985


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